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an·a·dro·mous

(an'a-drō'mus),
Denoting fish that migrate from ocean water to fresh water to spawn; some such fish harbor human pathogens.
See also: catadromous.

anadromous

adjective Referring to the movement of fish from the sea to fresh water for breeding.

an·a·dro·mous

(an'a-drō'mŭs)
Denotes fish that migrate from ocean water to fresh water to spawn; some such fish harbor human pathogens.
See also: catadromous

anadromous

(of fishes such as the salmon) migrating up rivers to spawn in the shallow waters near the source. Compare CATADROMOUS.
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Its specific objectives were to (1) describe patterns of genetic variation and the degree of differentiation between the Hornaday and Brock River systems through assessments of microsatellite DNA; (2) identify potential life history variants (e.g., anadromous, freshwater-resident, and landlocked) that best explain patterns of genetic variation among stocks within the Darnley Bay region; and (3) resolve appropriate anadromous baselines (individuals from discrete stocks contributing to the Darnley Bay coastal fishery) using GSI methods and subsequently apply GMA to estimate the relative annual contribution of discrete Arctic char stocks to these fisheries.
Before the middle of the twentieth century, anadromous steelhead and freshwater rainbow trout were among the most abundant native fishes in the coastal streams of southern California (Moyle et al 2008; 2011; NMFS 2012).
This model clearly illustrates the critical importance of nutrient exchange among anadromous fish between freshwater and marine systems, an exchange that is likely to result in population-level changes.
Therefore, flow monitoring in Topanga Creek was used to assess anadromous steelhead migration opportunities that occur during high flows, but was not considered a reliable metric for characterizing average or low flows.
Framed simply, our question is whether there was an anadromous salmon run into Eklutna Lake prior to 1929.
* The RWQCB would be sampling within the watersheds to monitor sedimentation in the gravel beds that anadromous fish use for egg laying.
During her PhD at University of New Brunswick, Swanson discovered anadromous (sea-run) populations of lake trout.
Kenai, AK, June 06, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Alaska Hooksetters and its affiliated fishing guide service Russell Fishing Company (www.russellfishingcompany.com) believe that species of many fish, especially native runs of anadromous fish deserve a concerted effort, toward improved sustainability, from commercial, sports fishing and international interests.
The second discusses two key ecological change issues: the health of anadromous fish (e.g.
I have been an advocate for river restoration and for dam removal for more than four decades and I am very pleased with the role which CLF is playing in helping its fellow non-governmental organizations such as Maine Rivers, Natural Resources Council of Maine, Trout Unlimited and Atlantic Salmon Federation--organizations that need legal support for their work to re-establish anadromous fish in Maine.
Additionally, the science supporting salmon restoration has caused the agency to focus its efforts on other anadromous fish, including American shad, American eel, river herring and shortnose sturgeon.